Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust agree with Antonio Conte over Daniel Levy and Fabio Paratici

Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust agree with Antonio Conte over Daniel Levy and Fabio Paratici

The Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust has backed Antonio Conte’s calls for Daniel Levy or Fabio Paratici to front up and explain the club’s strategy.

Amid widespread discontent among Tottenham fans, Conte has questioned a “bad habit” of English clubs to rely on their managers to face criticism in public.

Levy has rarely faced the media in his two decades as Spurs chairman but THST believe “it is time for the board to clarify its approach to achieving success on the pitch”.

In a statement, THST said: “Two weeks ago we asked the board of THFC to outline its strategy and vision. Today Antonio Conte asked for the same thing.

“It is clear to everyone that, for there to be a chance of success at this club, the vision and strategy of the board and manager must align.

“We understand the widespread discontent among Spurs fans who have loyally supported the club through the 22 years of the current ownership, years in which success on the pitch has not matched the increase in the price of watching the team.

“It is time for the club’s board to clarify its approach to achieving success on the pitch and to commit the necessary resource and support to secure that.

“The club cannot continue to drift from one approach to another.

“We urge the club to reconsider their decision not to provide answers to the key questions raised by THST, and many individual supporters, until February and to provide those answers now. It is perfectly possible to do this without compromising the Club’s commercial position.

“Spurs fans deserve greater clarity about the club’s aspirations.”